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 Joseph Ronald Otto

Joseph Ronald Otto

Birth
Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Death 18 Mar 1965 (aged 65)
Washington County, Maryland, USA
Burial Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 100099693 · View Source
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JOSEPH RONALD OTTO, 65, a school teacher for 46 years in this county, died Thursday. The resident of 316 West Main Street, Sharpsburg, died at the Washington County Hospital after a brief illness. He had been teaching during the current school year at Boonsboro Elementary School.

Mr. Otto was active in many phases of Sharpsburg life. He was a member of that town's Church ofthe Brethren, serving as its deacon, superintendent of the Sunday School, chair director, and member of the pastoral board. For nearly 20 years he was active in support of the Boy Scouts. He was a member of the troop committee for Troop 51 at Sharpsburg. A former member of the Sharpsburg Lions Club, Mr. Otto had also served on committees of the state and county teachers' associations.

A native of Sharpsburg, he was the son of the late Franklin B. and Mary (Crowl) Otto.

Surviving are his wife, Viola R.; sons, Frederich F., Benevola; Page T., Sharpsburg; daughter, Mrs. David R. Powell, Chelmsford, Mass.; brother, John Lester, Hagerstown; and four grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Sharpsburg Church of the Brethren; interment was in Mountain View Cemetery; arrangements were by the Leaf Funeral Home, Sharpsburg.

Source: Morning Herald (Hagerstown, MD)
Friday, March 19, 1965, Page 7
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  • Added: 3 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100099693
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Ronald Otto (4 Mar 1900–18 Mar 1965), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100099693, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Sanebee (contributor 47775620) .